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MSNBC
Jan 31, 2013 6:00am PST
texas senator john cornyn, who has decided to make himself the de facto leader of the hagel opposition. >> the nomination of chuck hagel to be the next secretary of defense has already done damage to the united states' credibility in its attempt to deny iran a nuclear weapon. >> hagel is also likely to face questions about his position on gay rights after his 1998 comments, criticizing a u.s. ambassador nominee as openly, aggressively gay. hagel apologized and that former adviser, james hormel, now supports hagel's nomination. but much of the opposition to hagel is rooted in his loud split with the republican party over the iraq war and skepticism about his willingness to use force. in an interview with cnn, vice president biden argued that hagel is no dove. >> the idea of getting engaged in a ground war, in a country that's in transition is not a precipitation any military man would suggest. >> in many ways, obama's pick of hagel, who he forged a relationship with in the senate, then traveled with to afghanistan and iraq in july of 2008, along with cia nominee john brennan and incomin
Current
Jan 30, 2013 3:00am PST
senator john kerry to replace clinton as secretary of state in an overwhelming vote of 94 to 3. clinton was having an interactive online interview. as she heads out the door, she is leading -- leaving a legacy the most traveled secretary of state in history. more 950,000 miles, visited 112 countries and held 1700 meetings with world leaders. next up for the president today. he is talking immigration reform at 3:55 and 4:15. yesterday, obama unveiled his new immigration proposal for the country and urged congress to act quickly on immigration reforming the nation's laws. the president said his biggest failure in his first term was not accomplishing comprehensive immigration reform. this will term, he wants to see a quick path to citizenship for many of the country's 11 million illegal immigrants. lawmakers will have the senate's plan to consider which a bi-partisan group released on monday. in many aspects, they were similar. the senate's would call for tougher border control before granting citizenship to immigrants already in the country. more bill press i
CSPAN
Jan 29, 2013 12:00pm EST
and your former colleague, senator john kerry, who will serve as we confirm him in the next 24 hours as the 68th secretary of state. senator kerry has served in this senate in a distinguished amount of public service since 1985. he grew up traveling the world with his father in the foreign service. he fought in vietnam and was awarded the bronze and silver stars along with three purple hearts. i know he is going to build upon and continue the legacy and the extraordinary record of secretary clinton, and will enhance america's leadership in the world. i look forward to his speedy confirmation. madam president, i yield the floor. a senator: madam president? mr. rubio: madam president? the presiding officer: the senator from florida. mr. rubio: let me begin by thanking the senior senator from florida a few moments ago made some very kind remarks about me and i appreciate them very much. let me say you're the best python hunter in the senate. those who don't know what i'm talking about can look it up in your newspaper accounts a few weeks ago in the everglades. thank you for your kind wo
CNN
Feb 2, 2013 6:00pm EST
correspondent joe johns is joining us, taking a look at the money and influence at the nation's capitol. >> right, and wolf, money donated to canada is just one way to measure political influence in washington, like other areas, grass roots organizing. and with the battle hitting capitol hill this week, we took a look at the money the rifle association has been spending on canada and whether the organization is getting a big bang for its buck. turns out, at least through the last election cycle the answer was not so much. the nra took center stage on capitol hill and didn't give much ground. >> law abiding gun owners will not accept blame for the acts of violent or deranged criminals. nor do we believe that government should dictate what we can lawfully own and use to protect our families. >> reporter: it is the influence of wayne lapierre and the national rifle association that makes gun advocates like diane feinstein, to say it will be an uphill battle. >> they come after you, they put together large amounts of money to defeat you. >> reporter: but he is on a mission to convince his c
FOX Business
Jan 26, 2013 3:00am EST
spending. i think he was interested in 2011, almost got a deal with speaker john boehner on a grand bargain on entitlement reform, crafting a budget now. i don't think you're going to see major cuts in that. it's a significant shift. remember, obama said the deficit kept his awake in the first term. through his actions, you know, he's not pursuing a lot of cuts and changes to entitlements. liz: what is feasible for the president to get through with a window of 16 months? gun control? what do you think he can push through successfully? >> well, i think he will try to push through gun control, and they are starting right away, and i know biden is in virginia trying to sell the plan, but i think that what's clear is that the president's agenda and the american people's agenda are different. it's expwressing to see that the president is tackling those issues that are at the very bottom of the public's priorities. climate change, gun control, and even infrastructure. these are not changes that the american public wants. they are asking for real economic growth, job creation, tackling the budget
CNN
Jan 29, 2013 1:00pm PST
in the senate confirmation of john kerry to be the next secretary of state. he will be confirmed. he was unanimously confirmed by the senate foreign relations committee and now he's going to be confirmed by this senate and then the president will have a swearing in ceremony for him. so this confirmation process is moving quickly, gloria, for john kerry. we'll let our viewers know the final vote once it occurs. not all republicans, as you know, are on board. john mccain, mark clindsey graham, there are others that are totally opposed. listen to marsha blackburn. she was on "starting point" earlier tu a day. >> i want to make sure that it is not amnesty. but i have to tell you that this is some of the particulars and legislative language that people want to see. what we've learned is if you grant amnesty, what do you get? more amnesty. and we have learned those lessons so let's see what the legislative language is going to be. let's make certain it is going to be fair. >> i think they will get the legislation passed in the senate, assuming this coalition, this bipartisan coalition hold
CSPAN
Jan 26, 2013 2:00pm EST
." >> created by america's cable. >> , on thursday, secretary of state nominee john kerry testified at his confirmation hearing before the foreign relations committee. more than four decades ago, senator kerry testified against the vietnam war before this in committee. he has served as the massachusetts senator for more than 25 years. current secretary of state hillary clinton introduced senator kerry at the hearing. harry reid said he is working to hold a focused tuesday on the nomination. this hearing is about four hours. -- vote tuesday on the nomination. this hearing is about four hours. [indistinct conversations] >> good morning. this hearing of the senate foreign relations committee will come to order. let me ask, as i did yesterday, i ask unanimous consent of returning members to allow prospective member to participate in today's hearing. if there is no objection, it is so ordered. let me start by saying, you are not at the table yet, senator. we will have you there shortly. wow. [laughter] let me say, mr. chairman, you are still our committees chaired, deeply humbled to preside ove
CNN
Jan 26, 2013 11:00am PST
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CNN
Jan 31, 2013 6:00am PST
and dad it was good back then. >> jim threw the pass to john and the loud speaker you could hear harbaugh to harbaugh! and i thought, oh, can it get any better than this? you know, i just thought what a neat thing to hear, you know, as a parent. >> reporter: but the high school gridiron is one thing. the super bowl? that is so off the charts different. >> i feel bad for the parents. >> reporter: julius and thomas jones know, they're brothers and both played in the envelope on opposing teams, both were running backs trying at the same time to set an nfl rushing record. >> whoever loses is, you're going to always be known as the brother that lost especially if it's the younger brother that beats the older brother. >> reporter: the jones brothers, they like having each other to root for. >> we played each other three times, each time he was on the field, i was all the way down the other end by myself. i didn't want to hear anybody, just wanted to watch him. >> really? so you were secretly cheering him on even though he was on the other team. >> reporter: you did the same thing? >> i actually
FOX News
Jan 26, 2013 10:00am EST
, jonas max ferris, and gary b smith. and john, you say this gave the green light for new jobs? >> absolutely. look what happened in 1947. we had 5 million americans on strike and the taft-hartley act enacted despite president truman objections and led returning soldiers to one of the biggest economic booms the country had. and the president got his hand caught in the cookie jars and appointing czars and going around congress, we need jobs and this certainly helps with that. we don't need to worry about unions right now, we need jobs, this is putting the cart before the horse. >> brenda: the idea here, caroline, more regulation and federal interference in the private workplace means fewer jobs, do you buy that? >> not at all. when you look at what unions have done for us, over the years, getting rid of the 16 hour work week, they gave us weekends, and safer workplace environment, and as the unions-- >> well, that was a long time ago, a while back. >> that's true, but let's talk today. the fact that we had union busting in the the 60's and in the 80's and now right to work state
CSPAN
Jan 31, 2013 9:30am EST
to join my friend john warner in presenting chuck hagel to the committee and recommending that chuck be confirmed as our secretary of defense. i think it is worth noting that 60 years ago this month, john warner -- 68 years ago this month, john warner and listed in the u.s. navy to fight in world war ii. that was the start of his great career in public service, and john, i am proud to be here by your side. mr. chairman, i spent a lot of time sitting in your seat, and congratulations on not having to do that today -- >> i don't know how long it will last, but thanks for pointing it out. >> you and senator mccain have effectively gutted this committee in its important role as a compel -- guided this committee in its important role as an compelling voice for defense did you have managed to pass opposition bills even during contentious times -- authorization bills even during contentious times. thank you both for your dedicated service to our nation. i am confident that you and senator inhofe will continue this tradition, and that senator mccain will still be a very, very valuable member
NBC
Jan 29, 2013 5:30pm PST
. >>> inspiring milestone from johns hopkins hospital, where last month an army veteran has lost all four limbs underwent a remarkable transplant. today, the 26-year-old new yorker talked to reporters and said quite simply, quote, i feel like i'm getting a second chance. you will agree with that assessment when you see his story from jim miklaszewski. >> reporter: brandon wheeled himself into a packed news conference in baltimore. what's remarkable, he did it with a pair of arms he received six weeks ago in a double transplant operation. >> i never really accepted the fact that i didn't have arms, so now that i have them again, it's almost like it never happened. >> reporter: as an army private in iraq, he lost both his legs and arms to a roadside bomb. the military's first quadruple amputee to survive. but he never gave up hope, and amazingly, considered himself lucky. >> i was still alive. that's really all that mattered to me. >> reporter: for nearly four years, he suffered through the pain of therapy at walter reed hospital. >> hurts anything that touches them. >> reporter: he mastered his
ABC
Jan 30, 2013 4:00am EST
the weight of the political unrest. >>> the crisis in egypt will be among the big challenges of senator john kerry as secretary of state. >>> and the outgoing secretary, hillary clinton, says she looks forward to the changes in her personal and political life, including the chance to sleep late on occasion. "nightline" anchor cynthia mcfadden sat down with clinton as her term comes to an end. >> reporter: she's been secretary of sate for four years. visited 112 countries, more than any of her pred sersz. logged more than 1 million miles. it's where she is going next that has everybody talking. can you still say with a straight face there is no way you would consider running for president. >> sitting here right now, that's certainly what i believe. i'm still the secretary of state. i'm not in politics. >> reporter: are we up to maybe. >> that's very good, cynthia. well, of course, of course, i am flattered and honored. i didn't know about some of these things that are happening now. i don't know how else to say it. but i am going to get back into my life again. >> reporter: a recent series of
FOX Business
Jan 25, 2013 7:00pm EST
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FOX News
Jan 26, 2013 1:00pm EST
for director. not all of his nominees are encountering such opposition, senator john kerry received bipartisan support at his confirmation hearing on thursday. >> the airplane, the one that says on the side, united states of america, lands anywhere in the world, i will be proud that it will be john kerry representing us. >> should he be confirmed, i'm confident he will be, and become our next secretary of state. i'm sure we'll have our disagreements which i know neither one of us will hesitate to bring to the other's attention. >> ever since key new york democratic senator chuck schumer softened his stance on former nebraska senator chuck hagel, president obama's nominee for defense secretary, hagel has been able to slowly grow a little more support in the senate ahead of his confirmation hearing and now though, some senators are raising questions about deputy national security advisor john brennan's chances of becoming cia director since at least one democratic senator has an issue with mr. brennan's role in the government, targeting americans that we thought were involved in terrorism, such
FOX
Jan 30, 2013 6:00am PST
a welcoming ceremony for john kerry. he has been confirmed as the next secretary of state. the vote was 94-3 and john kerry was there. he could be sworn in as early as friday. no official date has been set. the governor of massachusetts says he will appoint a temporary successor to fill kerry's u.s. senate seat. >>> just about 45 minutes from now the senate will hold its first committee hearing on gun violence since the newtown school shooting. kyla campbell is live in our washington, d.c. newsroom. we are hearing gabrielle giffords will be a witness this morning. >> reporter: giffords is expected to give an opening statement but she won't be taking questions from the senate panel. several gun safety advocates are testifying today including giffords husband mark kelly. in the two years since she was shot in the head, the two have pushed for tighter gun controls and they are getting help from california senator dianne feinstein she just introduced an assault weapons ban last week and expected to have a lot to say to the nra executive director. wayne lapierre is testifying before the senate.
CNN
Jan 30, 2013 1:00pm PST
influence. joe johns takes a closer look. >> reporter: the nra took center stage on capitol hill and didn't give much ground. >> law-eabiding gun owners will not take action for gun owners nor should they dictate what we lawfully use to protect other families. >> reporter: this makes gun control advocates like dianne feinstein say that it will be an up hill battle. >> the nra is venal. they come after you. they put together large amounts of money to defeat you. >> reporter: but chris murphy of connecticut doesn't buy it and he's on a mission to convince his colleagues. >> we need to wake people up that there's not really a political price to pay at the hands of the nra like there may have been a decade or two ago. >> reporter: in a new report, murphy calls the nra a paper tiger. during the 2012 campaign, the nra targeted senate candidates with a low nra rating, like tim kaine and spent more than $4 million on senate campaigns last year, losing seven out of eight races where they spent over 100,000. the only winner, republican jeff flake of arizona who sits on the judiciary committee, the
FOX News
Jan 27, 2013 7:00am PST
me now john fund columnist for the national review magazine and author of the book "who's counting." welcome. >> i think the president in his campaign said i don't want to take away your hand guns i don't want to infringe on second amendment rights. he wants to reassure people he's proposing responsible and limited gun control measures. the problem is, his audience seems some what disposed to doubt him. i think that partly because there is a long history of democrats being condescending toward gun owners and we just saw that with former president bill clinton a week ago on saturday he addressed a group of democratic donors. he thought he was speaking privately and said look we have a real problem looking down our nose on these people. i add viedz us if we want to move forward with gun control we have to be careful there's a lot of suspicion there. >> one of the situations or hurdles the president will have to over come is the democrats that don't sport the extensive control he's pushing. how far does the president hoping to and what do you think he's up against in his own party? >>
NBC
Jan 29, 2013 7:00pm EST
of state, john kerry. he was confirmed today by the senate by a vote of 94-3. he takes over for the departing hillary clinton officially on friday. >>> the outgoing secretary of state has survived four years in office in the most travel-intensive job there is. she has survived 1 million miles in the air, visits to 112 nations. it took a fall in the bathroom to bring her down, but she is back up and has emerged for an exit interview with nbc's andrea mitchell today, during which she said, among other things, it's tougher these days to pull off the sweeping diplomatic achievements of the old days. andrea is at the state department tonight. andrea, good evening. >> reporter: brian, hillary clinton said today that her first challenge taking over was to restore the world's confidence in america's leadership, but she did acknowledge that it is tougher in the current world to achieve those big breakthroughs, as some of her predecessors did. >> i've kidded our mutual friend, henry kissinger. think of how impossible it would have been for him to sneak off to china in an age of cell p
ABC
Jan 28, 2013 2:30am EST
ramsey. the case remains unsolved and now reports say a grand jury had voted to indict john and patsy ramsey. but the district attorney refused to sign the indictment, believing he could not prove the case beyond a reasonable doubt. an attorney for john ramsey says indicting him would have been a gross miscarriage of justice. >> this case was so huge back then. fascinating to learn that both parents were indicted. the legal question is, did the d.a. have a legal obligation to sign it under colorado law? because some analysts are saying he should have signed it and moved to dismiss the charges in open court. >> that's remarkable. i don't think i've ever heard of that. typically, what d.a.'s want to do is they want the grand jury to decide. because then the decision is not on you as the district attorney, it's on the people of the grand jury. it is like the tribe has spoken. so if you have a grand jury indictment, then even if you don't prove your case, you still have done your job. it's remarkable to me that you would get that indictment yet not sign it. >> it was such a high profile c
CSPAN
Jan 31, 2013 12:00pm EST
short story about this hearing, republican senator john mccain has been tangling with him over the iraq war and said his answers could affect whether he votes for or against the former republican senator which was president obama's choice and they pressed hagel whether he was right or wrong to the influx of 30,000 troops. hagel said iraq took the u.s. focus off afghanistan. here's a portion of their conversation during this hearing. or? opposed? the motion carries. thank you. senator mccain? >> thank you. i'm pleased to see an old friend here before the committee, especially pleased to see senator warner and senator nunn , two senators who have contributed greatly to the defense. these questions are not reasonable people disagreeing, these are fundamental disagreements. our concerns pertain to your final judgment and world view on areas of national security, including security in the middle east. with that in mind, let me begin with your opposition to the surge in iraq. 2006, republicans lost the election and we began the surge. he wrote a piece in the "washington post" -- leaving iraq
CSPAN
Feb 1, 2013 9:00am EST
to know how has john mccain can question this man like he is not too good. another thing, they are only doing this because of who the president is. they are open with that. host: we will leave it there. guest: i think john mccain -- i think what you see is a real passion for the issues that he was questioning him about. he is a passionate man. he is someone who cares deeply and that was evident yesterday. i think he is someone who takes things personally and very much to heart. and again, the iraq war was something he felt acutely and was very outspoken on and has been throughout the execution of that war. i think you could see that yesterday. host: she is a senior adviser for the center for studies. if you want to watch senator hagel's hearing in total, i invite you to go to our c-span video library at www.c- span.org. thank you very much. coming up, it is our regular look at america by the numbers. they will look at how americans across the country are doing financially. we will be right back. >> my cartoons depict native humor. when i first started this cartoon, they were native cha
CSPAN
Jan 31, 2013 8:00pm EST
colleagues, including senator john mccain. that exchange is about an hour and a half into the hearing. later, we will get your thoughts about the nomination and hearing on our phone lines at 11:00 p.m. eastern, 8:00 pacific. carl levin chairs the armed services committee and makes the opening statement. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2013] >> good morning, everybody. the committee meets today to consider the nomination of former senator chuck hagel to be secretary of defense. before i begin, i want to first welcome senator inhofe as the new ranking republican on our committee, succeeding senator mccain. senator mccain has been a great partner over the past six years, and i thank him for all the work he has done to get bills enacted, his leadership on a host of issues, his support for the work of this committee, and for always keeping our hearings likely. -- lively. senator inhofe has shown his strong commitment to the national defense over his 20 years on this committee. and i know that we are going to work well toge
KRON
Jan 29, 2013 7:00am PST
brother john, or ride with his ravens team in new orleans yesterday, when he had to say. this just shows you will you are and when you are done playing football you have an opportunity to make your first block or tackle. this is such a tough thing. it is a man hood says. when you are done with this you get to say the two are a football player. i play the game of football and this makes me special. >> several players have also commented on this as well. we will hear from them and more on what coach jim had to say, later in the hour. >> kron 4 news will have continuing live coverage in new orleans threw out the week leading up to the big game. you can catch all things live on our 247 channel, comcast town 193. for any super bowl affirmation could check out kron4.com. as well as our facebook and twitter feeds. >> looking forward to the super bowl commercials this year? here is a glimpse of what you will see during the big game. some advisers are releasing their super bowl commercials ahead of the game. this year, 30 seconds of air time cost upwards of an estimated $4 million. you will get t
CNN
Jan 27, 2013 7:00pm PST
club in south gate kentucky killed 165 people. among 2400 waiting for entertainer john davidson to perform. what's believed to be an electrical fire went undetected at first. there were no fire detectors or sprinklers at the time they were required. the deadliest nightclub blaze in u.s. history happened in 1942 at the coconut grove club in boston. 492 people were killed, the cause of the blaze to this day remains unknown. >> cnn's susan candiotti reporting tonight. >>> very cold weather is expected this week in the united states. we'll head to the middle of the country for that. >>> and across the world. the desperate attempt to rescue two women and a baby trapped in dangerous floodwaters, next. i think your friends will understand. oh no, it's actually my geico app...see? ...i just uh paid my bill. did you really? from the plane? yeah, i can manage my policy, get roadside assistance, pretty much access geico 24/7. sounds a little too good to be true sir. i'll believe that when pigs fly. ok, did she seriously just say that? geico. just click away with our free mobile app. ♪ [
CNN
Jan 27, 2013 10:00pm PST
killed 165 people. among 2400 waiting for entertainer john davidson to perform. what's believed to be an electrical fire went undetected at first. there were no fire detectors or sprinklers at the time they were required. the deadliest nightclub blaze in u.s. history happened in 1942 at the coconut grove club in boston. 492 people were killed, the cause of the blaze to this day remains unknown. >> cnn's susan candiotti reporting tonight. >>> very cold weather is expected this week in the united states. we'll head to the middle of the country for that. >>> and across the world. the desperate attempt to rescue two women and a baby trapped in dangerous floodwaters, next. ♪ [ male announcer ] some day, your life will flash before your eyes. make it worth watching. introducing the 2013 lexus ls. an entirely new pursuit. introducing the 2013 lexus ls. so, i'm working on a cistern intake valve, and the guy hands me a locknut wrench. no way! i'm like, what is this, a drainpipe slipknot? wherever your business takes you, nobody keeps you on the road like progressive commercial auto. [
FOX News
Jan 26, 2013 4:00pm PST
including john kerry for secretary of state and chuck hagel for defense secretary. but with all of the choices, questions of will they sail through congress, peter? >> harris, this week president obama's nominees to be the next secretary of state john kerry was received well by democrats and republicans. >> i commend the nom to you without reservation. >> he will be a terrific bridge from the hill to administration. >> senator kerry's support in the senate is not expected to dwindle . so he's likely to be the next secretary of state. but hand capping the odds of the other nominees for important position is tricky like richard corda for the consumer of the financial bureau. >> after the senate refused to allow him a up or down vote i appointed him on my own. that expires in the end of this year and president obama renominated cordray this week . senators wrote letters opposing the nomination and the senator said this week. until key structural changes are made to the bureau to insure accountabiity or transparency i will continue my opposition to any nominee for director. john bre
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